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First African Grid-connected Biogas-powered Electricity Plant Comes Online in Kenya

Date: January 11, 2017
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Kenya

Africa’s first biogas-powered electricity producer to sell surplus electricity to a national grid has come online at a Kenyan commercial farm. The plant uses anaerobic digestion (AD) to produce biogas, which is then burned in two cogeneration engines to produce electricity and heat. According to Tropical Power, the new biogas plant reduces annual CO2 – […]

Doosan Babcock Awarded UK’s Largest Fuel Cell Development Contract

Date: January 10, 2017
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Energy engineering experts have announced plans to install the UK’s largest fuel cell development in Scotland which will be “on a par” with the largest in Europe. The ground-breaking deal will see the creation of a dedicated, onsite energy centre to provide power, heat and cooling to the new £333m ($406m) Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference […]